Whether you decide to book a 'swim with the turtle' trip or a half day catermaran trip or you go the whole way and start suba driving, there is a very good chance you will meet some of the local turtle population.
Barbados has a long history as a Caribbean holiday destination with even the American president, George Washington, visited Barbados for a vacation. Barbados is the most easterly island in the Caribbean, being almost off to the side of the Caribbean island chain, with the Atlantic ocean on one side and the Caribbean Sea on the other side. Given its location, this 21 mile by 14 mile, 166 square mile island is renowned for its stunning beaches. For the beach lover there is a wealth of sea side recreational activities. There are coral shore beaches with stunning white sand that lead to a blue-green sea. The offshore coral reefs that produce those spectacular white sand beaches also provide excellent snorkelling and scuba diving for the vacation traveller who wants outdoor water activity. If your preference is for outdoor recreation fun above the waves, Barbados has some of the best surfingin the Caribbean, with Bathsheba on the east coast being a world famous surfing location. Other water sports such as Kite boarding and wind surfing are also popular in Barbados. For those whose outdoor sea side recreation preference is fishing, Barbados has excellent deep sea fishing with wahoo, dolphin and marlin being popular targets.
The West Coast of Barbados offers some of the best duty-free shopping in the Caribbean. The standard was set with the opening of the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre at Holetown, and only short drive from Sunseeker@mullins - in addition to great shopping Limegrove has a number of very popular restaurants and eateries.